Facial Paralysis

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The Fogelson Plastic Surgery & Craniofacial Center integrates leading technology in the treatment of facial paralysis and congenital conditions in infants, children and adolescents.

Facial Paralysis Surgery Location

Patients are seen for surgeries at our Dallas and Plano campuses. Evaluations and follow-up appointments take place at Dallas, Plano and Southlake locations.

Advanced Technology

The center is now home to the Analytical Imaging and Modeling Center which has the ability to capture images of your child’s condition in 2D, 3D and 4D. This enhancement allows the team of physicians to better plan for surgery and to ensure positive outcomes. The technology will also help the Center with ongoing research of pediatric plastic surgery procedures.

The Imaging Center, along with a world-recognized staff of physicians, makes the reconstructive plastic surgery program at Children’s Health℠ one of the most advanced in the country.

Doctors

Alex Kane MD 

 

Dr. Kane was drawn to medicine, and particularly to pediatrics, because he wanted to help people. Dr. Kane is the Director of Pediatric Plastic and Craniofacial Surgery at Children’s Health. He also serves as the Director of Residency Education in Pediatric Plastic Surgery, where he trains new physicians in pediatric surgical procedures. He is a professor in the Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern in Dallas.

 

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Moebius Syndrome Treatment

When treating a child with Moebius syndrome, it is important to consider that this is a complex problem, and the child is likely to require ongoing support and multiple treatments as he or she develops over time.

The multidisciplinary craniofacial team at Children’s Health assesses and reviews children with Moebius syndrome and is able to treat both the physical and the psychosocial aspects of the condition. We plan treatment unique to each child to give the best long-term outcome.